Definition of "exculpatory"
  1. Linked to evidence that could justify, excuse, or introduce doubt about the accused's alleged actions in a criminal trial, potentially proving innocence
How to use "exculpatory" in a sentence
  1. During the trial, the lawyer presented the exculpatory DNA evidence to the court.
  2. With the newfound exculpatory evidence, a retrial was ordered.
  3. The discovery of an exculpatory document turned the tide of the case.

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